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Anime Quiz by me--[wicked fae mage]! So test your knowledge and maybe learn something! No cheating! The answers are on another wiki page! ;)

1. Why do anime characters have unnatural hair colors at times?
  a They let two year olds color the characters
  b The animators are just random and cool like that
  c There is no reason
  d Because there are numerous characters and telling them apart is easier that way

2. Why are some anime characters/manga characters drawn with one visible fang?
 a They're all secretly vampires
 b Because they are evil
 c To make fangirls squee
 d To depict naughtiness and a darker but not evil side

3. Why are anime characters drawn with such large eyes?
 a To make them cute
 b To give them more distiction from other characters in their feature (whether it be anime, manga or both)
 c Because it allows them to show emotions easier
 dThere is no reason

4. What year was the first known Japanese animation dated back to?
 a 1917
 b 1860
 c 1930
 d 1890

5. What inspired Japanese cartoonists to develop their styles that differ from other cartoons?
 a Disney and other competators
 b It was acidental
 c Aesthetics (artsy-ness)
 d Budget issues

6. Why do certain characters have weird and out of it hairstyles?
 a To tell them apart from other characters
 b That would be the cartoonists having fun ;)
 c To compliment the weird hair colors
 d Again, no reason

7. Why are some words left in tact in Japanese, even during a translated anime/manga?
 a To keep some of the culture and mythology correct
 b There is no exact translation for what is being referred to
 c Some translations are too difficult and long to keep the current mood of the scene so the words are left in tact
 d Laziness *chides the translators*

8. Why are demons so widely accepted by the characters in a manga or an anime?
 a Because the characters are caring and understanding
 b Because demon doesn't mean the same thing in Japan as it does elsewhere in the world
 c Because they are all the minority and good demons
 d No reason, even though it makes little sense

9. Why are characters often drawn in the same clothing or similar looking clothing in an anime or a manga?
 a Because everybody has a loli or a shotocon complex xD
 b Easier work on the animators and cartoonists
 c It's a money saver
 d Because nobody actually feels the need to change clothes :)

10. Why are the voices for men usually deep and women usually high pitched?
 a Because that is what is considered attractive
 b Luck of whoever fits the character best
 c To make the men sound strong and the women seem frail and needy
 d That is how the characters themselves are usually depicted

11. Why is gender-bending such a popular theme (referring to Vampire Doll, Maze: the Megaburst Space, Ranma 1/2 etc)?
 a It's for comedy
 b Storylines are fun to tweak with cool little twists
 c No reason, that is just how it is
 d Who doesn't love a tranny?

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2010-02-11 [Gypsy Mystik]: lol that's not a bad thing

2010-02-11 [wicked fae mage]: Well, I have been attempting to recall every single anime I have ever watched and it seems impossible since every time I edit the list I have a few new ideas. Rouroni Kenshin! Watched a good bit of that. Started to watch Ah! My Goddess. Watched Flint the Time Detective a few times. Why are there so many memorable anime for me? I wish they'd make Princess Ai into an anime even though I hate Kent because he's based off of Kurt Kobain. Even if they need a crack storyline for it to be an OVA...I'd give them one!

2010-02-11 [Gypsy Mystik]: lol ^_^ yea

2010-02-11 [wicked fae mage]: This is a continued list. I listed lots more in the comments of another wiki page because I was suggesting that another friend of mine watch some anime that had groups like Inuyasha, Maze the Megaburst Space and such to see how to better interact with characters and that not all meetings have to be pleasant ones.

2010-02-11 [moira hawthorne]: I only got 4 wrong... im horrid with dates/numbers in general... and 11 wasnt answered

2010-02-11 [wicked fae mage]: Because I really don't know that one. ^.^;

And that's good. Those are some of the more difficult questions I could think of.

2010-02-12 [*Phoenix*]: fan-ed the page! Woot! I like it!!! You should have a question about the difference between anime and manga! It bugs me when people use them wrong!

2010-02-12 [Gypsy Mystik]: I know! I know! *waves hands and arms in the air, excitedly*

2010-02-12 [wicked fae mage]: Well simply stating that anime is short for animation, and the translation of animation from Japanese to English. Manga merely means entertainment when loosely but exact translation means comic, or cartoon.

I'm starting up a review page since the only one on here has been dead for a long while. anime and manga reviews

2010-02-12 [*Phoenix*]: I know that, but some people don't so it'll make a good question! *wink wink*

cool. I'll have to look into. Invite me when you're done!

2010-02-12 [wicked fae mage]: Well, I have it started with two examples of how I want things done. I'll invite you to it, and you're free to add your own so long as you sign your name at the end of the review, keep it neat and don't leave out the details. Spoilers are your choice. :)

2010-02-12 [*Phoenix*]: coolio! I'll look into it!!!!!

2010-02-12 [moira hawthorne]: manga is book

2010-02-12 [*Phoenix*]: I know.

2010-02-12 [moira hawthorne]: but i mean it more general than even I quote 'Manga merely means entertainment when loosely but exact translation means comic, or cartoon.' a business man reading his book is readin manga. manga doesnt mean a book of the same sort of characters, storys and art that we think of when we say anime... manga is all books no matter what the contents.

2010-02-12 [wicked fae mage]: <<< picturing a grown man reading a very girly Japanese manga

2010-02-12 [moira hawthorne]: oooh they do that too... believe me... *anime* (I use that word to mean what we assume to be the style) manga are very popular across all the ages.

2010-02-12 [wicked fae mage]: The older men I know are all watching movies and such. That's about it.

2010-02-12 [moira hawthorne]: ok I meant IN Japan

2010-02-12 [wicked fae mage]: In Japan, sure. But in the USA I see people who follow trends reading and watching them. Gah! First season of Deathnote. I forgot all about that one....

2010-02-14 [Silver Moon]: neat

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